• No products in the cart.
  • No products in the cart.
Back To Top
Image Alt

Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 11/25/2019

Monday Morning Memo

Alan Weiss’s Monday Morning Memo® – 11/25/2019


We made a donation to attend an appearance by former Vice President Joe Biden in Providence yesterday afternoon. (They cleverly scheduled it well before the Patriots game.) He and I arrived at the same time by coincidence and I was on the evening news as he was escorted past me.

Although he was preaching to the choir since it was a Democratic fundraiser, I wanted to see him in an intimate setting. The hosts had set up a tent and in the storm and we were actually standing in puddles. It was not the classiest of events.

I found Mr. Biden looking very well, rested, and he had significant energy. His comments were statesmanlike (he didn’t take questions), and he spoke effectively during the 30 minutes. The entire Rhode Island Congressional delegation was present, as were too many mayors to name. His most telling point for me: He probably knows more world leaders than anyone else in this country, and that even though it isn’t always a warm relationship he knows how they behave and what they mean in their conversations, and they know him.

Candidates once made “stump speeches” (standing on tree stumps) so voters could hear them and ask questions. I found the time well spent today, far better than the inane questions during the debates, the candidates taking shots at each other, and the prepared, predictable sound bites. (And no one answering “yes or no” questions.)

Not all candidates rise in my estimation when I hear them personally, but he did. I still don’t know who I’ll vote for, but I wish him well. He has a gravitas about him, and that alone makes one stand out in a crowd these days.

Mothers all want their sons to grow up to be president, but they don’t want them to become politicians in the process.—John F. Kennedy

Establishing Dynamic Communities: This is the first time I’ve ever provided the steps to form communities like mine—corporate or retail—which feature the “Chain Reaction of Attraction™” and the specific techniques to enable your clients to market for you to each other and to prospects by providing the great value of connectivity. Limited seating. Subscribe here.

Top Shelf with Top Gun: The best of the best practices for rapidly closing business and maximizing the three sales: initial, referral, and expansion. At the same time we’ll create labor-reducing delivery which results in huge increases in income at half the labor. How can you not attend this? Subscribe here.

Million Dollar Consulting® Convention: In Sydney, Australia, on the harbor, with international speakers and attendance (we’re at 60 already) and we have room for 80. In 2.5 highly intense days, experience three main stage and 12 concurrent sessions, a “breakfast with the stars,” and luncheon and reception networking events. This is a one-time opportunity in Australia, and Australians and New Zealanders have a special discount. Subscribe here.

Getting Started in Consulting and Reenergizing Your Practice: This was sold out in Boston and I’m presenting it in LA in April. The fee is only $300 (but only for the next month) and I’m buying lunch. I’m doing this especially for people who can’t attend my more expensive offerings, but it’s open to all and we had a lot of “veterans” in Boston. This is a high-powered, high-energy, entertaining, and enlightening six hours that I won’t be doing again on the West Coast. Subscribe here.


Written by

Alan Weiss is a consultant, speaker, and author of over 60 books. His consulting firm, Summit Consulting Group, Inc., has attracted clients from over 500 leading organizations around the world.

Comments: 1

  • December 22, 2019

    During the debates though Alan, Yang seems to be the most intelligent candidate for the Dems. Fresh ideas and nothing much that embarrasses. It just doesn’t seem like Joe can project enough credibility through the media in order to make the distance. Yet the support for Yang from dems and media seems slim and I wonder why. He’s a smart candidate.

Post a Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.